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Glasgow City Basketball Club Details

Glasgow City Basketball Club was founded in 1982 by James ‘Mick’ McKechnie and Willie Cameron.

The club enjoyed several names down through the years, St Mungo’s FP, G.E.A.R., East End Brightsiders, Glasgow Sports Division and Glasgow D2 as our initiative attracted sponsorship and local authority support.

The club has won honours at every age group, both locally and nationally, most notably by the Senior Men winning the Scottish Cup in 1997 and 2000 and the Scottish National League Title in 1999 and the Junior men winning the Scottish Junior national league Title in both 1995 and 1996. The Senior women won the Scottish Cup in1999 and the Cadettes the Scottish National League Title 2007. Glasgow City Basketball Club is Glasgow's oldest and most successful basketball club with 17 national titles since it first opened it's doors. 

Glasgow City Basketball Club has produced  countless international players to represent their country at all levels from under 12s to Senior level for both male and females.

Glasgow City Basketball Club continues to provide opportunities for all young people, their parents/guardians and volunteers to become involved. The club encourages fun participation, sportsmanship and the social aspects of sport to anyone interested in getting involved. All that is asked in return is that you respect the other members of the club, other teams and officials who support the game.

Glasgow City Basketball Club continues to evolve the club and build for the future.

Our athletes can get on court and train for up to eight hours a week with two, 2 hour individual skill development sessions and two, 2 hour team training sessions on offer, that's on top of all the added training we offer in their primary and secondary schools. With opportunities to compete in Regional Development Leagues, Glasgow Leagues, National Development Leagues, Scottish basketball championship Division two, Strathclyde League and Scottish basketball championship Division One, Glasgow City is renowned for being able to make progress and develop players in a quick, but enjoyable and lasting way!

Glasgow City Basketball club has a strong and active partnership with our governing body BasketballScotland and the sports body for Glasgow, Glasgow Life. Through this we have appointed a CLUB CHAMPION who’s role is to co-ordinate with local Primary and Secondary schools to offer them basketball sessions within their schools to encourage and increase club membership, and create a development pathway from grass roots all the way through to performance.

Glasgow City Basketball Club is a Glasgow Clubmark Club

The Glasgow Sport (GS) Clubmark is an accreditation scheme that aims to recognise, reward and accredit sports clubs, who are committed to providing a safe inclusive effective environment for all, particular young people.

Glasgow city basketball Club is an established successful club providing basketball in a safe ,friendly and developmnent centered environment for all.

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Shoot 4 Success

Glasgow City Basketball Club is proud to be a partner of Shoot For Success - a basketball coaching charity.

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